Eckhart Public Library

Archived News

April 28, 2012

Hoosier Civil War History

Auburn author, Barbara Olenyik Morrow, will discuss her historical fiction children’s book, A Good Night for Freedom on Saturday, April 28th. Freedom is an underground railroad story set in the home of famed Hoosier abolitionists Levi and Catharine Coffin. This book introduces two real-life runaway slaves whose names Barbara learned researching 19th-century court records.  Barbara worked for newspapers for many years and has been a Pulitzer Prize finalist for editorial writing. She speaks regularly in schools and libraries and before professional organizations throughout the state.

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